• Malaysian banks fund coal power projects at expense of renewables

    21 February 2020

    Malaysian banks continue to provide significant funding to coal power projects amid a rising number of international peers stepping back from such financing, according to a report by an Australian environmental pressure group.

  • CDP, CDSB urge companies to 'get ahead of the curve' of EU climate reporting

    19 February 2020

    Companies in the EU have been urged to improve their reporting of environmental information ahead of changes to legislation that are set to ask for more detailed disclosures.

  • Bonds round-up: Chile, LBBW, Orix, Egypt

    29 January 2020
  • CLP to exit coal assets by 2050 amid end to new investments

    20 December 2019

    Asian electricity firm CLP has pledged to no longer invest in new coal-fired power stations ahead of exiting all its coal assets by 2050.

  • Standard Chartered to exit three more coal projects amid tighter restrictions

    18 December 2019
  • ESG data files - part 3: Ratings reports under the microscope

    01 August 2019

    A look at how three of the biggest ESG raters rate three companies - Johnson & Johnson, Standard Chartered and BYD - reveals significant differences in the conclusions they reach. Graham Cooper reports

  • Bond round-up: Societe Generale, Ferrovie, Posco, BKW Group and more...

    10 July 2019

    New York State Housing Finance Agency has issued a preliminary statement announcing its intention to issue two sustainability bonds amounting to $72.77 million and $9.6 million.

  • Green Bonds round-up, 26 June

    26 June 2019

    BBVA issued its first green bond, also for €1 billion, in May 2018. Since then it has issued two much smaller bonds, in September 2018 and February 2019.

  • 27 firms sign up to green finance principles for Belt and Road

    29 April 2019

    A set of green financing guidelines for China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has received backing from 27 firms around the world.

  • Bonds round-up: ICBC, Banque Postale, ABN Amro, ERG, Yorkshire Water, Woolworths, Shinhan Bank, IADB, Chile, Otto, Arizona State University, NYC Housing, OPIC, Nomura, Trianon

    17 April 2019

    La Banque Postale has issued its first green bond, raising €750 million ($849 million).